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" the president, should, without delay, proceed to exe“cute this constitution.”

The clause offered to the house yesterday to be added to the thirteenth article being withdrawn, it was moved and seconded to agree to the following amendment to the thirteenth article :

“Provided, That no state shall be restrained from imposing the usual duties on produce exported from “ such state, for the sole purpose of defraying the char

ges of inspecting, packing, storing, and indemnifying " the losses on such produce, while in the custody of

publick officers : but all such regulations shall, in “case of abuse, be subject to the revision and control “ of Congress" —

Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to postpone the consideration of the report of the committee respecting the twenty-second and twenty-third articles

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

9 NAY-Connecticut

1 It was moved and seconded to proceed to the comparing of the report from the committee of revision, with the articles which were agreed to by the house, and to them referred for arrangement

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas–New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia 7

Nays—Pennsylvania, Delaware, South Carolina 3

And the same was read by paragraphs, compared, and in some places corrected and amended.

[No entry of the corrections and amendments adopted or proposed, appears upon the journals. The sheets of yeas and pays' exhibit, however, many of the questions upon the amendments proposed, and the result of the votes upon them. The amendments adopted, are interterlined in manuscript, in the revised draft of the constitution, used by Mr. Brearly; and, with the minutes furnished by Mr. Madison to com. plete the journal, collated with the entries on the sheets of yeas and nays, present the following questions and votes.]

It was moved and seconded to add the words for "two years”—[See second section, first article.]

Which passed in the negative.
YEA-Massachusetts

1 Nays-New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

10 It was moved and seconded to insert the word " ser* vice," instead of " servitude," article first, section second, clause third

Which passed unanimously in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to strike out the words Hand direct taxes," from the same clause

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas-New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland 3

Nays--New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti. cut, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Ca. rolina, Georgia

8 It was moved and seconded to insert between af“ter” and “it," the words "the day on which."

Passed in the negative.
Yeas-Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia

3 NAYS---New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti. cut, New Jersey, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

8 It was moved and seconded to rescind the rule for adjournment

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

6 Nays--Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland

5 It was moved and seconded to insert after the word “parts,” the words “of the proceedings of the se6 nate"

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas—Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina 3

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, Georgia 7 Divided-South Carolina

1 It was moved and seconded to strike out the word "to," before “ establish justice,” in the preamble

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas—New Hampshire, Massachuseils, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

8 Nays-New Jersey, Virginia

2 It was moved and seconded to reconsider the second clause of the third section, first article

Which passed in the negative.

Yeas-Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virgi. nia, North Carolina

5 Nays—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, South Carolina, Georgia

6 Question omitted.

YEA-Virginia

1 Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

10 Question omitted. YEASConnecticut, South Carolina, Georgia 3

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina

8 It was moved and seconded to reconsider the first clause of the fifth section of the first article

Which passed in the negative.

YEA6-New Jersey, Maryland, North Carolina, Georgia

4 Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, South Caroli

7 Question omitted. [It was probably on adding the words “ except as to the place of “ choosing senators," after the word " regulations,” in the fourth section of the first article—which amendment was adopted.]

Yeas–New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

9 NAY-Delaware

1 DIVIDED-Pennsylvania

1 Question omitted. Passed in the negative. Yeas-Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Geor.

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Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, South Carolina

7 Question omitted. Passed in the negative.

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Yeas-Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, South Caroli

3 Nays New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia

8 Question omitted. Passed in the affirmative. [It was probably on striking out the words “ three-fourths,” and inserting two-thirds," in the fourth clause, seventh section, first arti. cle.)

Yeas-Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia 7

Nays—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1787.

The report from the committee of revision, as corrected and amended yesterday, being taken up, was read, debated by paragraphs, amended and agreed to, as far as the first clause of the tenth section of the first article inclusive.

Question—To strike out the words “may by joint “ ballot appoint a treasurer. They” from the first clause of the eighth section, first article

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas—New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

8 Nays-Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia 3

Question-To reconsider the tenth clause, eighth section, first article

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